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Sherborn sees rise in mail voting

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While town clerks across the state are struggling to deal with the huge increase in mail-in voting, Sherborn’s Jacklyn Morris’ job is even tougher. That's because while everyone is dealing with the primary elections, Sherborn is holding a dual election, for both the special town...

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Town clerk ensuring voting goes smoothly

Westwood’s ballot dropbox sits in front of the police station.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

For as much as people fight about politics on social media, not many eligible voters actually vote and even fewer understand how the voting process works. But because voter...

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Primary Election Day in Massachusetts

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter Thursday, September 8 saw primary elections take place across the state of Massachusetts. The results of these elections will decide whose names are on the ballot for the major parties in the November general elections. Positions ranged from our representatives in Congress to the local Sheriff, and many...
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Walpole town election results released

By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff James Stanton and Nancy MacKenzie beat out challenger Tom Brown to secure their spots on the Walpole Board of Selectmen at the annual town election on June 4. Out of Walpole’s 17,184 of registered voters, 2,538 made it out to the polls to cast their votes for various town offices and...
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League of Women Voters hosting forum for Westwood candidates

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The Westwood, Walpole, Dedham League of Women Voters will be sponsoring a Candidates’ Forum for those running for offices in the Westwood town election. The event will be held Sunday April 3 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Islington Community Center, located at 288 Washington St. in Westwood. A number of the...
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Westwood High students vote in mock primary

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff As registered voters in Westwood went to the polls to pick their nominees for president on Super Tuesday, Westwood High students had the opportunity to do the same in a mock presidential primary. With 463 votes cast in the mock election, the results did differ slightly from Westwood’s Super...
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Westwood voters pick Trump and Clinton

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Westwood voters chose Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton as presidential nominees during the Massachusetts presidential primary on March 1. A total of 5,779 of Westwood’s 10,855 registered voters turned out to make their pick for presidential nominees, which represents a 53 percent voter turnout overall. On the...
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Sanders and Trump win Walpole primary

Walpole voters nominated Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders to be presidential nominees during the March 1 Massachusetts presidential primary. A total of 8,300 of Walpole’s 17,163 registered voters participated in this year’s presidential primary. Republican front-runner Donald Trump took both Walpole and the Massachusetts nomination with a large lead. He picked up 1,805...
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